EUROPEAN GOOD PRACTICES ON INCLUSION OF MIGRANT AND ROMA CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

Ana Rosser-Limiñana, Department of Communication and Social Psychology, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, Susana A. de Juana-Espinosa, Department of Business Organization, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
2019 PEOPLE International Journal of Social Sciences  
Children of migrant and Roma origins often face situations of exclusion. As a result, their educational achievements are generally lower, while their chances of leaving compulsory education are greater. This situation entails greater risks of social marginalisation, integration failure and, ultimately, poverty, which in turn has adverse effects on the social development and economic growth of the host country in the long term. The RoMigSc Project has compiled a catalogue of good practices in
more » ... ood practices in order to show successful initiatives in the field of school inclusion of Roma and migrant children, so as to encourage mutual learning and knowledge transfer among the EU Member States of the most effective school inclusion policies relating to migrant and Roma children across Europe. To do so, an Implementation research study was conducted. It shed light, on the one hand, on a number of successful actions and programmes; and on the other, on certain difficulties and solutions that brought about improvements. Therefore, this PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2454-5899 Available Online at: http://grdspublishing.org/ 701 work contributes to the corpus of evidence on efficient strategies to encourage school inclusion and the lessons that can be learnt.
doi:10.20319/pijss.2019.52.700711 fatcat:rwtgwmokh5b7hdtwbgxgxydtua